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jersey. bill weir in erie, pennsylvania. and cynthia mcfadden in new york city. this is a special edition of "nightline." "the perfect storm." october 29th, 2012. >> good evening, i'm cynthia mcfadden in new york. tonight, a deadly storm unlike any this city has seen before. for the first time since 9/11, all bridges and tunnels leading in and out of manhatt hathattan closed down. the city remains eerily dark and quiet tonight after a massive superstorm left half the city without power and partially under water. the historic storm continues to wreak havoc up and down the atlantic tee board from the carolinas to connecticut, claiming at least 13 lives and kaing blackouts and snow storms across the east coast and midwest. terry moran and bill weir will be joining us live from cape may, new jersey, and lake erie, pennsylvania. >>> first we turn to our colleague abc's juju chang who spent the day reporting in lower manhattan and comes to us now from the city's flooded streets. juju, what's the latest? >> reporter: i have to tell you new york felt like a city under siege. we literally had to w
. i'm cynthia mcfadden in new york city and tonight we're in the midst of a deadly storm unlike any this city has seen before. for the first time since 9/11, all bridges and tunnels leading in and out of the city are closed down, and this is what manhattan looks like tonight. eerily dark and quiet as this massive superstorm has left half of the city without power and partially under water. at nyu hospital one of the biggest in the city and the country, the backup generators have failed forcing rescue personnel to evacuate patients. this historic storm tonight is wreaking havoc up and down the atlantic seaboard from the carolinas to connecticut, claiming at least ten lives so far. flooding entire towns, causing blackouts across the midatlantic and midwest and snoerms frwstor maryland to tennessee. juju chang spent the day in lower manhattan and comes to us from the dangerously flooded streetings. what is the latest? >> reporter: we've sent much of this evening wading through the floodwaters ofmanhattan, through the evacuation zone, this storm now has the dubious distinction of settin
>>> tonight on "nightline," an american war zone. in cities all across this nation, killing fields hidden in plain sight. among the casualties, a 7-year-old, gunned down selling candy. and a 6-year-old, sitting on the porch with her mother. we take you inside a hidden america. to chicago, where we meet children, afraid to leave their houses. and the young gang members caught up in a brutal battle. >> you got to be smart out here because you will be gone. off this earth. i i might not even make it today. >> and, an unprecedented event, as we bring 38 gang members together to sit down and talk with their rivals. and with the courageous mothers and children begging them to stop. >> don't shoot -- >> don't shoot -- >> don't shoot, i want to grow up. >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, bill weir, and tonight, cynthia mcfadden with diane sawyer in new york city, this is a special edition of "nightline," october 19th, 2012. >> good evening, i'm cynthia mcfadden. tonight, my colleague and "world news" anchor, diane sawyer, joins us with the latest in on o
, conditions are a lot worse in the new york city metropolitan area. many remain in the dark on top of the flood related problems in manhattan, long island and other communities as well. >> crissy is live in new york with the latest on the cleanup and relief efforts -- chris is live in new york with the latest on the cleanup and relief efforts. >> good evening. folks in new york city are coming out from hunkering down yesterday and last night in their homes and hotels. they are waking up to some very interesting pictures. one of those is right behind me. this building lost its entire facade in the windall in all, across the eastern seaboard about 8 million people were without power today. that number is not to about 6.5 million. nonetheless, recovery efforts are just getting underway. >> all of a sudden, the east river creeping block by block. >> reliving the for a super storm sandy. with debris, came a sobering dose of reality. holmes unrecognizable, roads impassable, -- homes unrecognizable, roads impassable, trees toppling. >> restoring power and mass- transit remain the two bigg
. >>> plus -- water world. new york city under water. cut off and without power. its famous subways completed flooded and at a standstill. laguardia airport almost totally submerged. "nightline's" juju chang with the view from the air and on the ground. >>> and, the day after. we're in the smoldering ruins of a community of 9/11 heroes, many trapped and forced to watch helplessly as the waters rose and their houses burn. >>> good evening. i'm terry moran reporting tonight from the wreckage of the town of seaside heights, new jersey. where the destruction is just biblical. there is water everywhere. this town was nearly swept away into the sea but more important tonight, there are still dozens, maybe scores of people behind me still stranded in the dark, in the cold, still awaiting rescue in the wake of a storm that ripped homes from their foundations, reduced piers to rubble. we saw this up and down the jersey shore today. this community is just one of the hardest hit along the ravaged shoreline of this state. a state where tonight, 65% of the people are without power in the dark and tonight,
mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," october 18th, 2012. >> good evening, i'm cynthia mcfadden. tonight, we begin with a look at airport security and what's on the other side of those security lines. big, crowded airports like miami international, the pressure of delivering 100,000 stressed out passengers safely to their destination every day makes for no shortage of human drama, as my co-anchor bill weir discovered. >> reporter: let's say you're on a flight into miami. and the guy next to you comes completely unhinged. >> sir, i need you to take a seat right now. >> i paid a lot of money for this seat. >> reporter: w atch flight attendants struggle for control, what you'll never see, what you ever see is an airport the size of a small city spring from defense to offense in a blink. bolds move as word spreads. >> all right, guys, go ahead. it's on you. >> reporter: from pilot to tower, where intense eyes flick past the 1,500 camera feeds to find that corner of the runway known as the penalty box. there, while engines wind, guns approach, held by miami-dade co
fadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," october 4th, 2012. >> good evening, i'm terry moran. well, tonight, there may be a secret cash cow parked in your driveway. because that old car may actually be worth thousands of dollars more than you think. when it comes to selling your own car, some quick, easy, do it yourself tips could help you increase the price, and there's a lot more to it than just hanging up a gas station air freshener in there. abc's sharyn alfonsi brings us the best strategy for selling your old wheels. >> reporter: meet the gross family. brian, his wife lauren, dog layla and that's their baby, who often gets into the car through the trunk. doesn't take long to figure out why they need to sell their car. >> it's a disaster. >> reporter: so, if your wife wanted to get in here she would have to sit like this, right? she would have to be, like, in the fetal position. the blue book value for the car is $9,000, but a local car dealer offered him four. he thinks it's worth more. so, brian is trying to sell it himself, putting up signs, listing it online at auto t
city, this is "nightline," october 5th, 2012. >> good evening, i'm terry moran. you might find them going door to door in a neighborhood near ewe. young men in shirts and ties, hoping to convert people to the church of jesus christ of latter day saints. one of the fastest growing religions in the world. this work is part of a demanding two-year right of passage, a journey once taken by mitt romney. abc's bob woodruff brings us this look inside. [ knocking ] >> hi, how are you doing today? >> we're missionaries from the church -- >> reporter: the two-year mission is a right of passage for most young mormon men. >> have you ever seen missionaries in this neighborhood before? >> reporter: there are 55,000 missionaries, serving around the world. and the church allowed our team rare access into their world for two days. of door knocking, teaching -- >> called the vision of the tree of life. >> reporter: and community service. >> i am a mormon. >> i'm a mormon. >> reporter: mormons have never been so visible. while mitt romney's presidential candidacy may have ushered in a mormon moment i
of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," october 26th, 2012. >> good evening, i'm cynthia mcfadden. tonight, millions of americans are bracing for impact, as hurricane sandy rapidly approaches, threatening to morph into a rare superstorm as it barrels up the east coast. abc's ginger zee of our extreme weather team is on the ground in florida with the latest. >> reporter: as hurricane sandy rumbles through the atlantic, just a few hundred miles from the east coast, its path of destruction has already killed at least 30 people across the caribbean. from space, you can clearly see the size of this thing. it has tropical storm force winds extending almost 300 miles. it's shield of clouds stretching almost 2,000 miles. the storm is far enough away that florida will escape the brunt of the danger, but what we can't escape is beach erosion. the search punding up and over. this should not be happening right here. the beach usually starts about 50 yards out. through the weekend, sandy will snake around the coast, lashing the caroli
fadden and bill weir in new york city, this is a special edition of "nightline," one-on-one, the candidates debate, october 3rd, 2012. >> good evening, i'm terry moran. tonight, a high stakes showdown as president barack obama and mitt romney took the stage in denver to go head to head for the first time. an estimated 60 million americans tuned in to watch this critical moment in an often contentious presidential campaign with the election just 34 days away. crucial swing voters still undecided. with romney trailing in the polls, time running short, tonight could be his turning point. here's how it went down. they came out, shook hands, ready for the main event. but president obama began soft, very soft. a shoutout to the first lady. >> i just want to wish, sweetie, you happy anniversary and let you know that a year from now, we will not be celebrating it in front of 40 million people. >> romney graciously followed suit with an easy quip. >> congratulations to you, mr. president, on your anniversary. i'm sure this was the most romantic place you could imagine, here with me. >> reporter: and then t
resources of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline." october 9th, 2012. >>> good evening. i'm bill weir. thanks for being with us tonight. well, it was the same, short walk she took to her colorado grade school every morning. but last friday, 10-year-old jessica ridgeway never made it to her fifth grade classroom. the only clue, her school bag found six miles away. as police search door-to-door, in a town under the microscope. her family speaks out for the first time. and abc's clayton sandell has the latest from colorado. >> reporter: this is 10-year-old jessica ridgeway, horsing around a few months ago with a home video camera and the family dog. >> that's the camera. see? >> reporter: tonight, the video has a special urgency. it was released by colorado police because jessica is missing. and today, for the first time, her parents are speaking out. >> it's the worst thing i've ever been through. >> reporter: the fifth grader vanished last friday, while walking the short distance between her home and her elementary school. >> you don
york city, this is "nightline." october 10th, 2012. >>> good evening, i'm cynthia mcfadden. thank you for joining us. the presidential race is tightening this week with polls shifting in mitt romney's favor as president obama's widely criticized performance at the first presidential debate. my colleague diane sawyer spoke with the president in the first television interview since that night. to find out what happened on stage. >> that debate, what happened? >> well, governor romney had a good night. i had a bad night. >> how bad? >> well not the first time i have had a bad night. but i think what is important that the fundamentals of what this race is about haven't changed. >> we are told you watched it split screen. >> uh-huh. >> did you? >> well i watched it afterward. >> was it painful to watch? >> no. look -- diane, i have got to tell you that these are marathons they're not sprints. >> is it possible you handed him the election that night? >> no. >> you are going to win? >> yes. >> you want it more than the first time? >> absolutely. >> but the race is close. and tensions are hig
moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is a special edition of "nightline," one-on-one, the vice presidential debate. >> good evening, i'm terry moran. tonight, a feisty on-stage showdown as vice president joe biden and his republican challenger paul ryan went head-to-head for the first and only time, with time running short here. the stakes and the tension seemed especially high, you a new polls showing a spike in support of mitt rom near after president obama's stumble in last week's debate. so, here's how it all went down tonight. >> vice president joe biden and congressman paul ryan. >> reporter: from the get-go, this was a sharper, livelier debate. >> if you do harm to america, we will track you to the gates of hell. >> what we are watching is the unraveling of the obama foreign policy. >> reporter: joe biden and paul ryan came ready to rumble. ryan, the intense young gun. biden, the wily elder statesman who grinned like an old possum as he listened to ryan's attacks. then came right back at him, biden style. >> with all due respect, that's a bunch of mulark
york city, this is "nightline," october 12th, 2012. >> good evening, i'm bill weir. it is a new england hamlet best know for beaches and blueberry fields. but tonight, kennebunk, maine, is reeling. over charges that the local latin dance-themed fitness studio was also home to a thriving prostitution ring. the exercise instructor at the center of the case allegedly kept a secret list that now threatens to expose over 100 clients. and if they start naming names in a town of only 10,000, oh, you can imagine the impact. here's abc's john schriffen. >> reporter: she's a zumba instructor with an alleged side business. 29-year-old alexis wright, seen here in this video for her now shuttered zumba dance studio. wright is at the center of a sex scandal that's shaken this quiet new england hamlet to its roots. complete with alleged sex tapes and a potentially revealing and devastating list of client names. this week, she was charged with over 100 counts of prostitution and invasion of privacy. >> not guilty. >> reporter: along with her alleged business partner, 57-year-old mark strong. >> not gui
weir in new york city, this is "nightline," october 17th, 2012. >> good evening, i'm terry moran. these days in hollywood, the baby bump is one of the most photographed fashion accessories. and after the baby arrives, news celebrity moms flaunt their taught arms and tight abs. but does all this attention hold women to a new and impossible standard? that's what one young mother thinks. and she is fighting back. here's abc's juju chang. >> reporter: there's a new breed of mom on the play ground. just weeks after giving birth, she's back in skinny jeans and six-inch heels. dubbed mom-shes, they're a hybrid of mommies and bombshells. from gwyneth paltrow to beyonce. they seem to be everywhere. >> these women who have infected our minds and you think about them all the time. when you look in the mirror, you say, why don't i look like jennifer lopez, jessica alba? >> reporter: as the former editor of "us weekly," janice helped give birth to the mom-shell with the glossy body after baby spreads. you helped create this culture of baby bumps. >> this crazy shift happened where it was cool
news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden, bill weir and tonight, juju chang in new york city. this is "nightline," october 25th, 2012. >> good evening, i'm juju chang. tonight, it's a distressing thought. but internet porn may be replacing sex ed for kids in the digital age. a shocking percentage of pre-adolescent children are being exposed to cyber porn. it fills parents of pre-teens like me with dread. and add to that those explicit lyrics in hip hop and suddenly, the facts of life are x-rated. ♪ i can bed your rock >> reporter: it's lil' wayne in "bedrock," makes the vulgar seem normal. listen to winnifred, who is 12 years old. ♪ i can make your bedrock >> reporter: does she understand what she's singing? >> yeah, we did realize how obscene it was, but we did, we got it, we knew what we were saying. when i can reach into my back pocket and basically pull out some porn, it's so easy and you can't really blame a bunch of children for not understanding how to deal with that. >> reporter: she told us lewd lyrics are the least of it. when kids her age are downloading pornog
as a pump operator for the city and her mother a homemaker to the hall was princeton, where her parents proudly sacrificed so she and her brother could get an ivy league education. >> i choke up when i talk about this stuff because it is why we're here. >> reporter: needless to say her own daughters inhabit a much different world. sasha is now 11 and malia, a teenager. it's hard enough to be 14 if your parents aren't the president and first lady. how do you help her negotiate that real lly frenc lly teachery of 14? >> we don't do the oh, woe is me thing, she's got a great life, she's got great friends, she's happy. it's kind of hard, especially as we point out, look around. you want to see hardship? you want to see struggle? you don't have it, kid, having the president as your father way down on the list of tough. just like, you'll be fine. >> reporter: she often refers to herself as mom in chief she comes to the role with a high-powered pedigree, graduate of harvard law school he ultimately walked way from her career so her husband could pursue his political ambitions. >> i'm his bigge
this look better than the school cafeteria food? we put a panel kifds at this ymca in new york city to a taste test. on the red plate higher salt turkey sandwich, on the blue plate, lower salt chicken sandwich. >> this is good. >> a lot better than the peanut butter honey. >> reporter: you like that? >> it's good. >> reporter: 10-year-old theodore wasn't fooled for a minute. >> i think that would have more salt on the white bread because mayo has more salt than other condiments. >> reporter: but this was all about taste and if they would actually eat the low salt option. what do you think? you seem to be enjoying both. >> i think both of them are great but the blue, it has this really good, zesty taste with the mustard and the chicken. it's amazing. i love it. >> reporter: everyone who liked red better raise your hand. three. blue? okay. three -- you like blue better. it's a tie. with the group split over which lunch they liked better we moved on to some of their favery snacks like cheetos. frito-lay who makes and bags them with cartoons on front tells abc news they're committed to
. with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden, and bill weir in new york city. this is a special edition of "nightline." one on one, the presidential debate. >>> good evening, i'm terry moran. well, that was a fierce debate. a heated showdown as president obama and his republican challenger mitt romney met on stage for a fiery second round in a town hall-style debate. with 21 days until election day, the heat is on. especially for the president looking to make a comeback after the lackluster showing in the last debate shifted the polls in romney's favor right across the country. tonight, both candidates came out ready for a fight. and here's how it all happened. >> candy, what governor romney said just isn't true. >> it was a real scrap. from the outset, both men went on the attack. mitt romney hammering home his basic campaign theme. >> the president's policies have been exercised over the last few years and they haven't put americans back to work. >> reporter: this time, president obama was ready. attacking crisply and frankly. >> governor romney says he has a five-point plan? governor romney doesn'
, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is a special edition of "nightline." one on one, the final presidential debate. >>> good evening. i'm terry moran. tonight, the highly anticipated final round as president barack obama and republican challenger mitt romney took the stage to go head to head in the last presidential debate. this is a crucial night, and it could tip the scales in a deadlocked race. a final side by side-comparison with just 15 days left now until the election. and millions of early ballots already being cast, so here's how it all happened in florida tonight. the two men who would be president squared off for the last time in the homestretch of a race that could not be any closer. this time, in boca raton, florida, swing state turf and this time sitting across from one another. you could sense the urgency of the moment. >> i thought it should have been 5,000 troops. i thought it should have been more troops. but you know what? the answer was we got no troops through whatsoever. >> and leadership, the real issue in every presidential debate,
on socialism. >> reporter: travis and monesha, city dweller, talk raid i don't remember for them is on the left side of the dial. >> npr. >> npr. >> reporter: the word conservative, what does that mean to you? >> i think it's being comfortable with the status quo and being nervous about how that could change. >> reporter: they might as well have been watching the debate -- >> it is stronger now than when i came into office. >> reporter: on two different planets. >> unbelievable. >> reporter: afterwards, at the bar, something interesting. >> you really think that the republicans would outlaw birth control? >> yes. >> reporter: genuine debate and discussion. >> i think it's derailed in the last four years -- >> i think it's a steady progression. >> reporter: not that it changed anybody's minds. show of hands, who feels obama won this? and show of hand, romney? >> i'm undecided. can i do undecided. didn't have a chance to really absorb it as much as i probably would if i was at home. i think i'm undecided until i watch it again. >> reporter: among all of you, did you confirm your feelings about th
of abc news. with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden, and bill weir in new york city. this is "nightline." october 24th, 2012. >>> good evening. i'm bill weir. here's a question, do you believe in heaven? various polls find that somewhere around 80% of americans do, but a harvard-trained brain surgeon wasn't so sure until he spent a week in a coma and came out with an incredible description of the afterlife. my co-anchor, terry moran, has the story. >> reporter: a mild afternoon in lynchburg, virginia, and eben and holly alexander are at a high school soccer game cheering on their 14-year-old son. they are a perfectly ordinary family with an extraordinary story. they have been touched by a medical miracle and maybe more. >> i mean, it was impossible after impossible after impossible. >> reporter: eben alexander, a harvard-trained neurosurgeon, who was a skeptic when it came to religion,survived a near-death experience, and he now carries the memory of what he says was a journey to heaven, a journey that all his scientific training cannot explain. on november 10th, 2008, eben awoke with a
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